Provide a program that will deepen the Little League experience for graduates of the Weston Little League baseball program. The Youth Umpire program objectives are:
provide a setting for youths to serve as a role model for the younger players,
provide an opportunity to serve their community,
deepen their knowledge of baseball,
rovide a sense of responsibility and accomplishment (as for most of the participants this will be their first paid job).
This program is for youths 13 and older who have prior experience playing in Little League Baseball.
All participants must attend at least 6 hours of training from a certified umpire designated by the Weston Little League Board.
Training Protocol: All youths interested in umpiring during the upcoming 2012 season must attend a training session.
Training times will be set with a designated professional umpire and candidate must attend all trainings. Total training time will be 6 hours.
After initial training is complete, the youth umpire will be assigned a game to umpire.
To those interested in becoming a youth umpire for the Weston Little League there will be a training clinic on Sunday September 23 from 9:00am to 10:15am on Bisceglie 1. This clinic is the first step in becoming a youth umpire. After attending the clinic, youth umpires will be assigned a game where they will be evaluated. Upon successful completion of this evaluation youth umpires will be cleared to sign themselves up for games.
All interested candidates should contact Larry Roberts at 203-249-1008 or